EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Burkina Faso

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2022: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2012
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/027) : first detected in December 2012 (symptoms had already been observed the year before).
* Juhasz CC, Leduc A, Boyer C, Guérin F, Vernière C, Pruvost O, Wonni I, Ouedraogo L (2013) First report of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri causing Asiatic citrus canker in Burkina Faso. Plant Disease 97(12), p 1653.

* Zerbo KB, Wonni I, Yameogo F, Somda I (2022) Etude de la distribution géographique, de la prévalence et de l’effet du chancre bactérien des agrumes causés par Xanthomonas citri pv. citri au Burkina Faso. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 16(5), 1958-1973.
------- Surveys in Hauts Bassins, Cascades and Centre-Sud regions showed that bacterial canker is prevalent in all production areas with incidences varying from 50 to 90% depending on the production sites.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Cote d'Ivoire Absent, unreliable record view...
Ghana Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Mali Present, restricted distribution view...